Sociology BA (Hons)

Edge Hill University

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Course info

UCAS CODE L300
As humans we are social animals, and sociology focuses on how we make sense of, understand and evaluate the social structures, organisations, processes, cultures and groups that we live our lives within. It is a discipline that recognises that our wellbeing is tied to the welfare of others and society as a whole. This degree encourages you to develop the skills to become a critical independent thinker, exploring and analysing social issues and problems, with field trips to UK and European ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
8th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
60th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
75th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
Full Time
3 Years

Sociology

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, November 2021

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Sociology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Sociology
40%
Psychology
30%
Religious Studies & Theology
16%
English Language
15%
English Literature
15%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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15,000 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Sociology reviews

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Victoria
12 Apr 21

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06 Dec 19

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How Sociology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 143 reviews

5 star 67%
4 star 19%
3 star 11%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 3,000 reviews

5 star 58%
4 star 30%
3 star 10%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
Edge Hill University
CUG ranking
60th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.4)
Edge Hill University is based on a beautiful, award-winning campus in the thriving Lancashire town of Ormskirk, near Liverpool and Manchester. Since its inception in 1885, the institution has grown and diversified into a Top 10 Modern Institution, committed to transforming the lives of its students and driven by its ethos of creating opportunity from knowledge. Today, almost 10,000 students study as full-time undergraduates, with 3,000 enrolled part-time. Edge Hill has been rated highly in several categories at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2020 - notably shortlisted for University of the Year and placed in the Top 10 for its outstanding facilities, job prospects and exceptional student support. Whatuni’s student reviewers are very happy with their time at Edge Hill, with many praising the campus and the community there as an inspiring place to learn and grow.

Where you'll study

Edge Hill University

St Helens Road Ormskirk
Lancashire
L39 4QP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Ormskirk  0.4 miles away

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